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Black History Month in 2021

Original post made on Feb 19, 2021

Even with pandemic restrictions, Black History Month celebrations carry on here, taking shape virtually through webinars on video conferencing platforms and social media campaigns to disburse educational material and pay tribute.

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Posted by Margaret
a resident of Valley Trails
on Feb 19, 2021 at 6:23 am

Margaret is a registered user.

There are many programs on television dedicated to Black history. Many events are held to bring attention to Black history. Black History Month is also met with criticism. Many people question the purpose and integrity of the designated month. People have concerns about Black history being dedicated to only one month and the often "hero worship," or Black recognized figures. One critic of Black History Month was Morgan Freeman, who argued that there is no such thing as a "White History Month" because white people do not want their history reduced to just one month.
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